The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 - -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
90 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.00% 12.28% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 39 29
Average daily rate £275 £225 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £106 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.65 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.70 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham